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Re: Ooops!

To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: Ooops!
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 23:26:21 +0200
Cc: SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980409160950.11499F-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>; from Alex deVries on Thu, Apr 09, 1998 at 04:11:06PM -0400
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980409160950.11499F-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
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On Thu, Apr 09, 1998 at 04:11:06PM -0400, Alex deVries wrote:

> I've recompiled 2.1.91 without the -N flag, and the image boots.  

We should document that problem somewhere.  It's a bug in the binutils and
I don't want to put workarounds for it into the kernel.  Could you do me
a favor and add a note to the webpages?

> Now, I get an oops on bootup, here's my handdrawn facsimile of the bootup:
> 
> ...
> Starting kswapd v 1.5
> SGI Zilog8530 serial driver version 1.00
> tty00 at 0xbfbd9838 (irq = 21) is a Zilog8530
> tty01 at 0xbfbd9830 (irq = 21) is a Zilog8530
> Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 2.12
> Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 0000001f6, epc
> == 080d6f44, ra == 880d6f4c

I could bet you have support for IDE peripherals, probably CDROMs, in
your kernel.  0x1f6 is the address of an IDE port of the first IDE
hostadaptor.  IDE support plus Indy -> no good.

  Ralf

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